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from Liverpool to Belfast

You can get from Liverpool to Belfast by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Liverpool to Belfast on Jan 18 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30AMLiverpool John Lennon Airport0h50 07:20AMBelfast International Airport
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$381One-way
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06:30AMLiverpool John Lennon Airport0h50 07:20AMBelfast International Airport
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$381One-way
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09:30AMLiverpool John Lennon Airport0h50 10:20AMBelfast International Airport
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$661One-way
03:50PMLiverpool John Lennon Airport0h50 04:40PMBelfast International Airport
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Tue
Jan 18
$38easyJet
$31Stena Line
Wed
Jan 19
$44easyJet
$31Stena Line
Thu
Jan 20
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$31Stena Line
Sat
Jan 22
$57easyJet
$31Stena Line
Mon
Jan 24
$57easyJet
$45Stena Line
Tue
Jan 25
$38easyJet
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Wed
Jan 26
$43easyJet
$31Stena Line
Thu
Jan 27
$38easyJet
$31Stena Line
Fri
Jan 28
$39easyJet
$31Stena Line
Sat
Jan 29
$48easyJet
$31Stena Line
Sun
Jan 30
$39easyJet
$31Stena Line

How to travel from Liverpool to Belfast?

The journey across the Irish Sea from Liverpool to Belfast can be made by plane or ferry. The most direct and quickest method of travel is by plane with flight times of just under an hour. The ferry journey takes between eight and nine hours. There are between four and six flights every day of the week. These are operated by easyJet, with departures starting in the early morning and continuing until mid-evening. All flights leave from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) and land at Belfast International Airport (BFS). From Tuesday to Sunday, there are two Stena Line ferries every day, a mid-morning ferry and another late in the evening. On Mondays, there is just a mid-evening departure. The crossing starts from the Port of Liverpool at Birkenhead with ferries terminating at Belfast Port Victoria Terminal 2.

What is the cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Belfast?

The cheapest way to travel from Liverpool to Belfast is by ferry as a foot passenger. Though traveling with a car onboard the ferry brings the cost to a comparable price with flying. On Monday there is one ferry departure in mid-evening, and for the rest of the week, there are two daily departures. These are mid-morning and late evening. The crossing from Liverpool to Belfast takes between eight and nine hours and is operated by Stena Line.

What is the fastest way to travel from Liverpool to Belfast?

The fastest way to travel from Liverpool to Belfast is to fly. There are four to six daily departures operated by easyJet from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL). They are all direct and have a flight time of just under an hour. When planning a journey, however, passengers should allow time for traveling to and from the airports, checking in and collecting their baggage, and passing through security checks. The first flight takes off in the early morning. Departures are then spread at regular intervals throughout the day until the last flight, which takes off mid-evening.

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Travel from Liverpool to Belfast by plane

Flights from Liverpool to Belfast are operated by the low-cost carrier easyJet. There are between four to six flights every day, all of which are direct. These all have the same flight time of just 50 minutes. Passengers should also leave time for traveling to and from Liverpool and Belfast airports as well as for going through security checks. If traveling with luggage, time must also be left for checking this in and collecting it on arrival. All departures are from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) with flights arriving into Belfast International Airport (BFS). Belfast Airport is approximately 15 miles from the city center, which can be reached by car on the M2 motorway or by a dedicated airport bus service.

 Travel from Liverpool to Belfast by ferry

The ferry journey from Liverpool to Belfast is direct with ferries departing from the Port of Liverpool in Birkenhead. This is around five miles from Liverpool City Center. Ferry crossings are operated by Stena Line and take between eight and nine hours. Passengers can either travel on foot or with their vehicles for an extra charge. There is one evening departure on Mondays which arrives the following morning. For the rest of the week, there are two daily ferry departures, one in the middle of the morning and one late in the evening. Ferry crossings terminate at Belfast Port Victoria Terminal 2, which is located approximately two miles from the city center. The port is close to the M2 motorway and is also linked to the center of Belfast by taxi or local bus. Once in the city, there is an extensive network of local buses and regional trains. When planning to travel from Liverpool to Belfast by ferry, passengers should allow time to travel to and from the port as well as a check-in time of 30 minutes.

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FAQs

How do I reach Belfast from Liverpool?

There are 2 ways to travel from Liverpool to Belfast including taking a flight or ferry.

What is the cheapest way from Liverpool to Belfast?

The cheapest way to travel from Liverpool to Belfast is by taking a ferry with an average price of $41 (€34).

This is compared to other travel options to Belfast:

Taking a ferry is usually $16 (€13) less than taking a flight to Belfast, which costs on average $57 (€47) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Liverpool to Belfast?

The quickest way to travel to Belfast from Liverpool is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

What is the distance from Liverpool to Belfast?

Belfast is approximately 144 miles (233 km) away from Liverpool.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Liverpool to Belfast?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Liverpool to Belfast:

  • Flights most often depart from Liverpool at Liverpool John Lennon Airport and arrive in Belfast at Belfast International Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Liverpool to Belfast?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Liverpool to Belfast, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Belfast by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Liverpool to Belfast tickets on Omio for $57 (€47).
  • Stena Line can take you to Belfast by ferry. If searching for a good deal on ferries, you can find tickets for Stena Line from Liverpool to Belfast for $41 (€34).

Is it possible to travel directly from Liverpool to Belfast?

Yes, there are direct routes from Liverpool to Belfast with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct ferry with Stena Line.

Direct services to Belfast tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Liverpool to Belfast?

Your trip from Liverpool to Belfast doesn't have to end in Belfast. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Dublin, London or Glasgow. If you’d like to add Dublin, London or Glasgow to your Liverpool to Belfast tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Belfast today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Belfast from Liverpool online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Liverpool to Belfast, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $57 (€47) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $41 (€34) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Liverpool to Belfast tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.